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The Transylvanian Properties of the Prince of Wales

Private Travel | General interest 7 Days & 6 Nights Lead-in price: £2,390 Current prices from: £2,390
The Prince of Wales purchased his first Transylvanian property in 2006 - an 18th-century Saxon house in the village of Viscri - and again in 2010 in the village of Zalanpatak. The surrounding countryside offers various activities such as botanical excursions, hiking and horse riding.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Stay for 3 nights in the properties of the Prince of Wales
  • Visits to Brasov and Dracula's castle in Bran included
  • Tour the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest

Brasov

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 32 134 643 1254 1763 2068 2170 2170 1864 1355 745 134
Min temp (C)(F) -916 -818 -425 134 541 846 1050 948 643 134 -228 -719
Sunshine hours 2 3 4 5 6 6 7 7 6 5 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 9 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 422 412 412 653 1024 1255 1205 894 632 482 482 482
Rainy Days 15 14 13 15 18 17 16 13 10 9 12 15
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Bucharest

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) -130 134 541 1152 1763 2068 2272 2272 1763 1254 541 32
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 20 30 40 40 60 50 40 50 40 30 30
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Sibiu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 134 439 948 1559 2068 2373 2475 2577 2170 1661 948 337
Min temp (C)(F) -818 -621 -130 337 846 1152 1254 1254 846 337 -130 -523
Sunshine hours 2 3 5 5 7 7 8 8 6 5 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 9 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 331 321 331 552 833 1014 894 713 482 402 392 371
Rainy Days 12 11 12 14 15 16 13 11 9 9 11 13
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Sighisoara

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 32 337 1050 1661 2170 2373 2577 2577 2170 1661 846 236
Min temp (C)(F) -916 -621 -228 337 846 1152 1254 1152 846 337 -130 -621
Sunshine hours 2 3 5 5 7 7 8 8 6 5 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 9 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 321 271 291 512 773 964 894 693 452 381 361 341
Rainy Days 12 11 11 13 15 16 14 11 9 8 11 14
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 1/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Sinaia

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) -130 32 439 948 1457 1763 1966 1966 1661 1152 541 32
Min temp (C)(F) -1014 -818 -621 -130 439 745 846 846 541 134 -327 -719
Sunshine hours 3 3 4 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 15 14 13 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 502 502 482 743 1144 1385 1325 984 693 542 542 582
Rainy Days 16 15 15 16 19 18 16 14 10 10 13 16
Humidity L L M M H VH VH H M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Suceava

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) -130 134 745 1457 2068 2373 2577 2475 2170 1559 846 236
Min temp (C)(F) -916 -719 -327 337 846 1152 1355 1254 846 337 -130 -621
Sunshine hours 2 3 4 5 7 8 8 8 6 5 3 2
Daylight hours 9 10 12 14 15 16 16 14 13 11 9 8
Rainfall (mm)(in) 241 251 271 502 743 954 904 643 442 301 301 261
Rainy Days 11 12 11 13 15 15 14 11 10 9 11 12
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 7/H 7/H 6/H 4/M 3/M 1/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Bucharest

Fly to Bucharest and transfer to the Athénée Palace Hilton for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Bucharest

Morning tour of Bucharest. View the Old Princely Court, the Royal Palace and visit the Palace of the Parliament, which is the third largest building in the world. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 3: Zalanpatak

Morning drive to Transylvania. Afternoon at leisure. Stay 3 nights at Malancrav Manor in Zalanpatak village. (B, D)

Day 4: Brasov • Bran

Full-day tour to the medieval town of Brasov to view the Piata Sfatului, one of the finest baroque squares in the country with a 15thcentury town hall. Visit the Black Church, the largest gothic church between Vienna and Istanbul, which has a collection of more than 300 Ottoman rugs. See St Nicholas’ Church and visit Romania’s first school. Continue to Bran castle. (B, D)

Day 5: Zalanpatak

Full day at leisure. (B, D)

Day 6: Bucharest

Morning at leisure. Afternoon drive to Bucharest and overnight at the Athénée Palace Hilton. (B)

Day 7: Fly home

Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Count Kalnoky Manor
    Count Kalnoky Manor

    Originally built for the former "judge" who oversaw the glass manufacture in the village during the 17th and 18th centuries, this Saxon farmhouse complex was purchased by HRH, The Prince of Wales in conjunction with Count Kálnoky in 2010. It is comprised of several farmhouse buildings and offers five double rooms with en suite bathrooms to its guests. The centre point of Count Kálnoky Manor is the main house, which offers a dining and drawing room, which features a 7-metre-high ceiling and a large fireplace. Due to its location in woodland, the property has a rich biodiversity with mineral springs, small brooks and extensive flower meadows.

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  • Athénée Palace Hilton
    Athénée Palace Hilton

    Built in 1914, the luxury Athénée Palace Hilton is located in central Bucharest and is one of the city's historic landmarks. Guestrooms are comfortable with modern amenities and views overlooking Revolution Square, Victoria Avenue or the hotel's courtyard garden. Features: 272 rooms, 2 restaurants, bar, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, health club. Room amenities: Television, desk, complimentary Wi-Fi, safety deposit box, air conditioning.

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Dates & prices

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Guideline Prices

Low season from £1,870 per person

High season from £1,870 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/romania/bucharest
  • Bucharest

    Known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards and Belle Epoque buildings...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/romania/zalanpatak
  • Zalánpatak

    Zalánpatak is a small village with a population of about 150 inhabitants,...

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